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Question 1 (Multiple Choice Worth 1.25 points) The island contested between Greece and Turkey is: A. Cyprus B. Crete C. Malta D. Sicily E. Macedonia Question 2 (Multiple Choice Worth 1.25 points) _______ dominates Western Europe demographically and economically. A. France B. Belgium C. Austria D. Germany E. Switzerland Question 3 (Multiple Choice Worth 1.25 points) Which of the following countries was not a British colony prior to its independence? A. Botswana B. Zambia C. Kenya D. Ethiopia E. Malawi Question 4 (Multiple Choice Worth 1.25 points) Which of the following is not an important manufacturing region of the Soviet Union? A. Volga Region B. Urals Region C. Donbas Region D. Central Industrial Region E. the Muslim region of central Asia Question 5 (Multiple Choice Worth 1.25 points) The capital of the Chechen Republic is: A. Chechenia B. Moscow C. Tbilisi D. Groznyy E. Yerevan
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Question 6 (Multiple Choice Worth 1.25 points) Identify the incorrect association. A. Jamaica: British dependency B. Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao: Netherlands dependencies C. Martinique: French département D. Cayman Islands: United States possessions E. Cuba: Spanish Question 7 (Multiple Choice Worth 1.25 points) The country in Equatorial Africa with significant oil supplies and an upper middle income economy is: A. Congo B. Cameroon C. Central African Republic D. Gabon E. Equatorial Guinea Question 8 (Multiple Choice Worth 1.25 points) Which of the following Soviet programs was most successful? A. Virgin and Idle Lands Project B. Sovkhoz farms C. Kolkhoz farms D. Ethnic acculturation E. Industrialization Question 9 (Multiple Choice Worth 1.25 points) In the Russian revolution of 1917: A. the czars defeated the communists B. the Bolsheviks defeated the Leninists C. the Bolsheviks defeated the Mensheviks D. the whites defeated the reds E. the capitalists defeated the communists Question 10 (Multiple Choice Worth 1.25 points) Which republic has Serb, Croat and Muslim populations that were finally brought together in 1995 at a US-run peace conference? A. Bosnia B. Serbia C. Croatia D. Kosovo
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E. Slovenia Question 11 (Multiple Choice Worth 1.25 points) The country in Equatorial Africa that had a border dispute with Nigeria over an oil-rich area is: A. Congo B. Cameroon C. Central African Republic D. Gabon E. Equatorial Guinea Question 12 (Multiple Choice Worth 1.25 points) Which of the following is one of the world’s most productive post-industrial complexes? A. Phoenix and Tucson B. Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio C. El Paso D. Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach E. Charlotte, Atlanta, and Charleston Question 13 (Multiple Choice Worth 1.25 points) Canada’s large cluster of Francophones in New Brunswick are known as: A. Acadians B. Ontarioans C. French D. Brunswickers E. none of the above Question 14 (Multiple Choice Worth 1.25 points) This small country gains much of its importance because of its location on the Bab el Mandeb Strait leading into the Red Sea
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